Crime & Investigation

Isingiro: 3 Tanzanians Injured by Angry Mob

Police in Isingiro has rescued 3 people of Tanzanian nationality from being lynched by local residents.

The 3 were arrested in Kamwema cell, mind Endiinzi Sub County in Isingiro district near the Tanzania border of Tanzania on Tuesday evening after they tried to con money out of residents.

The Rwizi region spokesperson Ibin Senkumbi said the 3 claimed to be members of Tanzania People’s Defense Forces; as one of them Sebastian Alex Mureemi had identification from the said force.

After they were battered by angry residents, more about two of them were taken for treatment in a nearby clinic in Tanzania while Alex Mureemi was admitted at Mbarara Referral hospital with serious injuries.

However police was perplexed on Wednesday morning to find that Alex had escaped from the hospital.

Ibin said police is still working with Tanzanian authorities to investigate the suspected criminals and their intentions.

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